Jess Gillam with... Segun Akinola
Doctor Who composer Segun is in the hot seat with tracks by Holst and Snarky Puppy.
Doctor Who composer Segun Akinola is in the hot seat, kicking off with the track that awoke his lifelong passion for music. Also in this ep: Jess and Segun talk “dad music”, breaking down barriers in genre and why Live and Let Die is the funnest Bond theme song of all time.
This Classical Life is a show and podcast from BBC Radio 3. Every episode, saxophonist Jess Gillam is joined by a special guest to swap tracks and share musical discoveries across a wide range of styles and genres.
Gustav Holst: Mars, the Bringer of War from The Planets
Spiritualized: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F major (2nd mvt)
Snarky Puppy: Shofukan
Cristóbal de Morales/The Hilliard Ensemble/Jan Garbarek: Parce mihi Domine
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Wings: Live And Let Die
Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (finale)
Brazileira from Scaramouche suitePerformer: Jess Gillam. Performer: Andee Birkett. Performer: Zeynep Ozsuca-Rattle. Ensemble: Tippett Quartet.
- Decca Classics.
Sonic ScrewdriverPerformer: Segun Akinola.
Mars, the Bringer of War (The Planets, Op 32)Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
- Holst: The Planets; Asteroids.
- EMI Classics.
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (A Cappella)
String Quartet in F major (2nd mvt)Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
- Ravel, Debussy & Fauré String Quartets.
- Virgin Classics.
Cristóbal de Morales
Parce mihi DomineEnsemble: The Hilliard Ensemble. Performer: Jan Garbarek.
Short Ride in a Fast MachineOrchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
- Adams: The Shaker Loops/The Wound Dresser: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Alsop.
Live And Let Die
Firebird Suite - FinaleOrchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
- Sat 4 May 2019 12:30
- Sat 20 Jul 2019 12:30